Whether you call it “Christmas break” or “Winter Recess,” you’re about to enjoy a much-needed and deserved scaling back of your academic pursuits until Jan. From now until nearly Christmas Eve, thousands of colleges will be giving students time off, with those on a semester schedule typically ending their fall semester to coincide with the holidays.
Ah, computers. They are an essential part of our lives and when they work according to plan, computers are immensely useful. When they cause us trouble, we may curse the manufacturer, programmers or anyone else that has had a hand in development.
Employment in environmentally sustainable fields continues to grow with new job titles emerging all the time. Natural heat tapped from the earth can provide an alternate source of energy, a geothermal-derived byproduct that needs to be managed.